Gaylord News

Farm bill for next 5 years

Emma Keith

November 30, 2018

WASHINGTON -- A 2018 farm bill may be close to completion as the two houses of Congress have mostly resolved their division over work requirements for food benefits and are moving forward with the legislation. The bill, sent in August to a conference committee that included representatives from t...

Supreme Court returns millions of acres land to an Oklahoma tribe?

Emma Keith

November 23, 2018

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments next week that could return millions of acres of land to an Oklahoma tribe while redrawing the boundaries of a 150-year-old reservation. Murphy v. Carpenter, a case centered around a nearly 20-year-old murder involving two Muscogee Creek Nation citize...

Midterm Update

Midterm Update

Emma Keith

November 7, 2018

WASHINGTON — Despite a Democrat victory for Kendra Horn in Oklahoma Tuesday, the state’s delegation will have to rely on bipartisan solutions and potential compromise to maintain influence in a newly Democratic House of Representatives.  The Nov. 6 midterm elections saw Democrats secure a solid...

Norman staple threatened by ongoing local construction

Misal Bistro, located at 580 Ed Noble Parkway. The restaurant has suffered a serious customer loss since construction began on surrounding roads last year.

Emma Keith

April 26, 2017

Extensive Norman construction projects are threatening the survival of a local restaurant that has brought Indian flavors to town for almost 40 years. Misal Bistro, located on Ed Noble Parkway between Main Street and Lindsey Street, has lost a significant customer base since construction began on the...

Norman’s annual Medieval Fair approaches after months of preparation

Medieval Fair cast members perform as a king, queen and minstrels. The fair will run March 31 to April 2 after months of planning.

Emma Keith

March 30, 2017

After months of planning, an annual Norman festival of 41 years returned to town this week with a preview dinner . Cast members of the Medieval Fair, a local historical event, gathered for the Medieval Feast in the University of Oklahoma’s Couch Restaurants March 29. The dinner, complete with dancing...

Fundraiser draws crowd, chili to support local music

Beau Jennings announces Midway Deli as the chili cook-off winner. Midway’s chili was one of nine pots of chili at the March 4 Norman Music Festival fundraiser.

Emma Keith

March 5, 2017

Quentin Bomgardner’s home buzzed with dozens of people, one band and nine crockpots of chili Saturday night, all gathered to support local music. Bomgardner, president of the board of directors for Norman Music Festival, hosted a chili cook-off at 6 p.m. March 4 to benefit the Norman Music Festival...

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